101 – edX

Back down 20 places in 2019

edX is a MOOC provider. It hosts online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines including some at no charge.

Website: edx.org
Cost: Free and Premium courses
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 53
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 

Past Overall Rankings
2018:  81   2017: 157   2016: 84     2015: 99    2014: –      2013: –
2012: –       2011: –       2010: –       2009: –       2008: –      2007: –


Comments from some of those who selected edX as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

  • “Most often free courses with lots of cool knowledge to selflearn.” Business Development, Sweden
  • “important MOOC” Consultant, Germany

Previous comments

  • “nice selection of courses” Franceso Pucci. Consultant, Italy, 2016
  • “I’ve taken a number of courses on edX, and there’s always another good one to take next – so no excuse to keep learning!” 2015

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